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8. ROBOTICS Technology dealing with automated machines. The Robotics branch of technology deals with the design, construction, operation, development and application of robots, and computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. These technologies deal with automated machines that can take the place of humans, in dangerous or manufacturing processes, or simply just resemble humans. Many of today's robots are inspired by nature contributing to the field of bio-inspired robotics. Skills and Knowledge for Robotics: Artificial Intelligence Automation Ethics Human interaction and experience Manufacturing Marketing Mechanical theory Nanotechnology Physics Process design Programming Sensors Simulations Software Speech/facial recognition Statistics User interface Vendor implemented security Copyright North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 12